Weight Of Nickel


Since 1866, the nickel has been an ever-popular coin used daily by almost everyone in America. Over 1.5 billion nickels were minted in 2015 alone.

So, how much does a nickel weigh?

The U.S. nickel weighs 5 grams (0.176 ounces).

This has been the standard weight since 1965. It contains 75% copper and 25% nickel.

~ Fun Fact ~
Do you know who the man is that is pictured on the face of a nickel? It’s Thomas Jefferson of course. He’s been there since 1938.


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